Saturday, January 16, 2016
Hank McCamish Pavilion
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The Virginia Tech Hokies travel to Hank McCamish Pavilion to play the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Saturday, January 16, 2016. The opening line for this game has Georgia Tech as 8 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Hokies come into this game with an overall record of 11-6 and a road record of 1-1. They are 5-6 against the spread and their over/under record is 6-5. The Yellow Jackets have an overall record of 11-6 and a home record of 9-1. They have an over/under record of 6-9 and they are 9-5 against the spread.
Zach LeDay comes into this contest averaging 15.1 points per game while playing 29.8 minutes per night so far this season for the Hokies. He pulls down 9.1 rebounds per game and dishes out 1.5 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 77%. Seth Allen averages 13.3 points per game in 27.4 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.2 assists per contest and 3.2 rebounds per game for Virginia Tech. His field goal percentage is 37% for the year while his free throw percentage is 71%.
Marcus Georges-Hunt averages 14.8 points per game while playing 29.5 minutes per contest this year for the Yellow Jackets. He grabs 3.3 rebounds per game and has 2.4 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 44% and his free throw percentage currently is at 80%. Adam Smith averages 14.8 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 27.8 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.4 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 73%.
Virginia Tech averages 76.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 84th in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 5.8 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 99th. Behind the arc they shoot 34% which is good for 185th in the country. They average 38.1 rebounds per game and 12.4 assists per game which ranks them 95th and 217th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 168th with 12.8 per game. The Hokies allow 71 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 151st in the nation. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 34% average from behind the arc ranking them 107th and 151st in those defensive categories. Opponents average 36.1 rebounds a game which ranks 174th and they give up 12.8 assists per contest which puts them in 149th place in the country. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 74th in the Division 1.
Georgia Tech averages 76.7 points per game this year which ranks them 88th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 5.9 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them sitting in the 96th spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 55th in the nation. They average 40.9 rebounds per game and 14.6 assists per contest which ranks them 30th and 94th respectively. In the turnover department the Yellow Jackets rank 11th with 9.9 per game. The Yellow Jackets allow 70.8 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 148th in the country. They also allow a 43% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 169th and 30th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 32.5 rebounds a game which ranks 42nd and they give up 11.9 assists per contest which puts them in 87th place in the nation. The Yellow Jackets force 10 turnovers per game which ranks them 339th in college basketball.
Virginia Tech Hokies Betting Trends
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 5-6 against the spread
The Virginia Tech Hokies are 6-5 against the over/under
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Betting Trends
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 9-5 against the spread
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets are 6-9 against the over/under
Virginia Tech Hokies Injuries
12/28/15 G Chris Clarke Foot out indefinitely
11/10/15 G Ahmed Hill Thigh out indefinitely
01/03/16 G Ty Outlaw Illness out for season
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets Injuries
No key injuries to report
Guy's Pick: Take Virginia Tech
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